University of Pittsburgh
February 25, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 11-18

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

EXHIBITION

3/11 "Free At Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries," an exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh, is being presented at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The exhibition runs daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/news/free-at-last/.

LECTURES

3/16 David Takeuchi, associate dean for research at the University of Washington's School of Social Work, will deliver a lecture titled "Discrimination and Its Health Consequences Across Diverse Racial Groups" at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Reed Smith Spring 2009 Speaker Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Race and Social Problems in the School of Social Work. For more information, contact 412-624-7382 or crsp@pitt.edu.

3/17 Heejin Park, a graduate student in Pitt's School of Education, will deliver a lecture titled "Internationalization of Korean Higher Education" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

3/17 Bell Yung, a professor in Pitt's Department of Music, will deliver a lecture titled "Korea's State Ritual Music" at 2:30 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Tuesdays With Korea Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Kiely Houston at 412-648-7426 orkhouston@pitt.edu.

3/17 M.M. McCabe, a professor of ancient philosophy at King's College in London, will deliver a lecture titled "Escaping One's Own Notice Knowing: Meno's Paradox Again" at 3:30 p.m., 144 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/events.

3/17 Roger Matthews, a professor of archaeology at University College in London, will deliver a lecture titled "Project Paphlagonia: Multi-period Archaeological Survey in North-Central Turkey" at 4:30 p.m., 304 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/events.

3/17 Shane Minkin, a graduate student at New York University's Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "The Veil in Islamic Societies: A Historical and Social Overview" at 8 p.m., Sutherland Hall Lounge, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

3/18 Miriam Meislik, an archivist in Pitt's Archives Service Center, will deliver a lecture titled "Historic Photos of Pittsburgh" at 11 a.m., 501 Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Publishing Pittsburgh Pictures Lecture Series. For more information, visit www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/ppp/index.php.

3/18 Ofira Roll, a graduate student in Pitt's School of Education, will deliver a lecture titled "A Taste of Democracy From American and Israelis' Schools" at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

3/18 Rebecca Denova, a visiting lecturer in Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "And We Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden" at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Department of Religious Studies Brown Bag Lunch Colloquium. For more information, contact 412-624-5990 or relgst@pitt.edu.

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